How would you interpret this phrase?
That is what she said, bee keeper. I wanted to give her a bear hug. It would have involved lifting her off her feet, she’s so small, I really could see the whole thing. Probably we both did, facing one another in a white-tiled kitchen, hands open at our sides, the embrace playing out between us like a motion-picture scene that makes you whistle and throw popcorn. We elected just to stand and watch it.
How would you interpret this phrase “the embrace playing out between us like a motion-picture scene that makes you whistle and throw popcorn”?
Does it mean they imagined that they were embracing each other like a motion-picture scene?
Thanks. And this excerpt is taken from The Lacuna by Kingsolver.